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Natural Hair Design
(843) 764-0025
1256 Redbank Rd
Goose Creek, SC

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Higher Image Salon
(843) 824-9762
2080 Northbrook Blvd Ste C
North Charleston, SC

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Great Clips
(843) 797-5885
7250 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC

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Dynasty Hair Skin Nails
(843) 767-2722
3316 Ashley Phosphate Rd
North Charleston, SC

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Divine Beauty & Hair Salon
(843) 225-7833
5837 Dorchester Rd
Charleston, SC

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Panache Salon
(843) 820-1023
7650 Northwoods Blvd
North Charleston, SC

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Salon Dv8
(843) 873-4788
775 Saint James Ave
Goose Creek, SC

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Hair Plus
(843) 553-4934
2150 Northwoods Blvd Ste F36
North Charleston, SC

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Nubian Design
(843) 207-1077
3620 Ashley Phosphate Rd Ste 1
Charleston, SC

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Hair Fantasy
(843) 552-7977
5633 Dorchester Rd Ste F
Charleston, SC

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Manicure Process

Learn How Nail Techs Perform a Manicure

In most beauty salons and spas the process of getting a manicure stays the same. Depending on what type of manicure is chosen depends on the process that will be followed.

The first step when administering a manicure is to remove any traces of previous nail polish. This is done by polish remover and a cotton ball or other substance that is able to hold the liquid and stays durable enough to not fall apart on the nail. In most nail polish removers the organic compound, Acetone is used. Acetone is extremely flammable and the polish remover should be kept in a place where there is a low chance of a spark or fire. If the nail polish is stubborn and won't come off the nail, don't worry, nail polish remover can be reapplied as much as needed until the old polish has disappeared.

Once your nails are polish free a nail file is used to shorten, shape, and smooth the rough edges of the nail. Nail files come in all different colors, types of material, and different levels of strength. An emery board is a nail file that is less abrasive than others which takes the nail longer to file and shape but is very good for slight touch ups or fixes. Emery boards are also disposable after use unlike metal nail files; metal nail files can come as very abrasive and are great for intense filing and shaping. Glass files are also available but a little harder to find in stores; they are good for shaping and fixing the edges of nails due to the fact they...

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Simple Manicure and Pedicure

How to Perform a French Manicure

Tools Needed: Nail Clipper, Nail File, Cuticle Pusher, Cuticle Nippers or Cutter, Soak Bowl, Towel, Base Coat, Polish, Top Coat

1. Make sure nails are free of all polish.

2. Cut and shape nails as desired with nail clippers and file.

3. Soak fingertips in mild soapy warm water for 7-10 min.

4. Use your cuticle pusher to gently remove cuticle from the nail bed going away from the tips of nails toward your wrist.

5. Rinse and dry your hands.

6. Cut any loose skin or cuticle with cuticle nippers or cutter.

7. File tips of nails softly with fine file side to make them smooth.

8. Polish nails with one base coat, two coats of color, and one topcoat with 1 min. drying time between each coat. You are finished and your nails look beautiful.

Moisturizing Manicure
After step 2 of the basic manicure, apply a thick coating of your favorite hand moisturizer to your cuticle and nails and then soak.

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